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MICHEÁL MAC LIAMMÓIR

1899 - 1978

Micheal MacLiammóir (born Alfred Willmore) was an actor, designer, writer and founder of The Gate Theatre. His acting career started early as a child actor in London. As a young man he became fascinated with the Irish language and sought out and joined a London branch of the Gaelic League. He spent hours in Finchley Road Library reading Dineen’s Irish–English Dictionary, teaching himself excellent Irish. In 1928 he founded the Taibhdhearc Irish-speaking theatre in Galway, and its opening show was his dramatised version of Diarmuid agus Grainne. He toured Ireland as a actor with Anew McMaster's fit-up theatre company. In 1928 he founded The Gate Theatre with his partner Hilton Edwards. Under their guidance, the Gate offered Dublin audiences a first introduction to the world of European and American avant garde theatre as well as vibrant productions from the modern and classic Irish repertoire.

ACTOR

Play Title Playwright
A Bride for the Unicorn Denis Johnston
A Slipper for the Moon Micheál Mac Liammóir
Abdication H.T. Lowe-Porter
Bean an Ghaisgidhigh Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Blight (The tragedy of Dublin) Oliver St John Gogarty Joseph O'Connor (3)
Dancing Shadow Micheál Mac Liammóir
Dark Waters Dorothy Macardle
Diarmuid agus Gráinne Micheál Mac Liammóir
Diarmuid and Grainne Micheál Mac Liammóir
Ever the Twain Lennox Robinson
Gaisge agus Gaisgidheach Micheál Mac Liammóir George Bernard (GB) Shaw
Grania of the Ships David Sears
Guardian Angel M.J. Farrell
Happy Family Mary Manning (1)
Hollywood Pirate Isa Hughes Micheál Mac Liammóir Marcel Achard
Home For Christmas Micheál Mac Liammóir
Ill Met By Moonlight Micheál Mac Liammóir
It's Later Than You Think Lucienne Hill Jean Anouilh
Jane Eyre Micheál Mac Liammóir Charlotte Brontë
Juliet in the Rain Micheál Mac Liammóir Henry René Lenormand
Liffey Lane Maura Laverty
Marrowbone Lane Robert Collis
Mr. Jiggins of Jigginstown Christine Longford
Murder, Like Charity, ... Andrew Ganly
Portrait in Marble Hazel Ellis
Prelude in Kazbek Street Micheál Mac Liammóir
Queens and Emperors Christine Longford
Swift Eugene McCabe
The Agamemnon Christine Longford Lord Longford
The Director L. A. G. Strong
The Doctor's Boy Frank Carney
The Importance of Being Oscar Micheál Mac Liammóir Oscar Wilde
The Informer Micheál Mac Liammóir Liam O'Flaherty
The Masquerade of Henry IV Micheál Mac Liammóir Luigi Pirandello
The Melians Lord Longford
The Mountains Look Different Micheál Mac Liammóir
The Old Lady Says No! Denis Johnston
The Picture of Dorian Gray Micheál Mac Liammóir Oscar Wilde
The Signalman's Apprentice Brian Phelan
The Wife to a Famous Man Liam Ó Briain Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Three Leopards Cecil Monson
Tolka Row Maura Laverty
Tzar Paul J. Alford Th. Komisarjevsky Dimitri Merijkowski
When Lovely Woman Lennox Robinson
Where Stars Walk Micheál Mac Liammóir
Wuthering Heights Ria Mooney Donald Stauffer Emily Brontë
Youth's the Season -? Mary Manning (1)

DIRECTOR

Play Title Playwright
Ag Iarraidh Mhná Micheál Mac Liammóir Anton Chekhov
Aistriúchán ón Rúisis
Aintí Bríd Annraoi Saidléar
An Bheirt Aodhairí Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Aistriúchán ar 'Los Pastores'(1913)
An Geocach Duine Uasail Máire Ní Shíthe Molière
Aistriúchán ar 'Le Bourgeouis Gentilhomme' (1670)
An Liúdramán Eoghan Ó Neachtain Rutherford Mayne
Aistriúchán ar 'The Drone'(1908)
An Mhíorbhúilt Rev G M Cussen Eça de Queiroz
Aistriúcháin ar 'Suave Milagre' (1902)
An Sár-Ghadaí Gearóid Ó Lochlainn Matthew Boulton
Aistriúchán ar 'The Burglar and The Girl' (1926)
An Turas Go dtí an Eilbhéis Seán Ó Foghludha Eugène Labiche Édouard Martin
Aistriúchán ar 'Le Voyage de Monsieur Perrichon' (1860)
An Udhacht Máiréad Ní Ghráda
Bunaithe go scaoilte ar cheoldráma 'Gianni Schicchi' le Puccini
Ar Maidin Go Moch Micheál Mac Liammóir Eugene O'Neill
Aistriúchán ar 'Before Breakfast' (1916)
Bean an Ghaisgidhigh Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Bean an Iasgaire Gearóid Ó Lochlainn T H Stafford
Aistriúchán ar 'The Fisherman's Wife' (1937)
Bean na Gruaige Duibhe Micheál Mac Liammóir Sacha Guitry
Aistriúchán ón bhFraincis
Céad Bliain D'Aois Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Serafín Alvaréz Quintero Juaquín Álvarez Quintero
Aistriúchán ar 'El Centenario'(1909)
Dia 'Á Réidhteach Mícheál Ó Siochfhradha
Éirghe na Gealaighe Seán Mac Giollarnáth Domhnall Ó Ríordáin Lady Gregory
Gaisge agus Gaisgidheach Micheál Mac Liammóir George Bernard (GB) Shaw
Aistriúchán ar 'Arms and the Man'(1894)
Geamaireacht Droichid an Diabhail Liam Ó Briain Henrí Ghéon
Aistriúchán ar 'La Parade du Point-au-Diable' (1926)
Greann Háthalába Gearóid Ó Lochlainn Lord Dunsany
Aistriúchán ar 'The Jest of Hahalaba' (1928)
Laom-Luisne Fómhair Mícheál Ó Siochfhradha T.C. Murray
Aistriúchán ar 'Autumn Fire' (1924)
Mícheál Máiréad Ní Ghráda Leo Tolstoy
Aistriúchán nua ar an athchóiriú Béarla (Miles Malleson,1928) ar an ghearrscéal Rúiseach 'What Men Live By' (1885)
Na Cluig Proinsias Ó Míodhacháin
Aistriúchán ar 'Le Juif Polonais' (1867)le Erkmann-Chatrian.
Na Gaduithe Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Prunella Micheál Mac Liammóir Harley Granville-Barker Laurence Housman
Aistriúchán ar an mbunsaothar Béarla (1906)
Seasg Risteárd Ó Foghludha Constance Powell-Anderson
Aistriúchán ar 'Barren' (1928)
Sgoil an Scannail Mícheál Ó Siochfhradha Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Aistriúchán ar 'The School for Scandal' (1777)
Taidhreamh Oidhche Lughnasa Pádraig Ó Catháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
The Informer Micheál Mac Liammóir Liam O'Flaherty
Adapted from the original novel by Liam O'Flaherty.
The Wife to a Famous Man Liam Ó Briain Gregorio Martinez Sierra
A new translation of 'La Mujer del Héroe' (1914)

PRODUCER

Play Title Playwright
Diarmuid agus Gráinne Micheál Mac Liammóir
Bunaithe ar sheanscéal Fiannaíochta.
Scapin na gCleas Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Molière
Aistriúchán ar 'Les Fourberies de Scapin' (1671)

SET DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
An Bheirt Aodhairí Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Aistriúchán ar 'Los Pastores'(1913)
An Liúdramán Eoghan Ó Neachtain Rutherford Mayne
Aistriúchán ar 'The Drone'(1908)
An Turas Go dtí an Eilbhéis Seán Ó Foghludha Eugène Labiche Édouard Martin
Aistriúchán ar 'Le Voyage de Monsieur Perrichon' (1860)
Bean an Ghaisgidhigh Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Céad Bliain D'Aois Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Serafín Alvaréz Quintero Juaquín Álvarez Quintero
Aistriúchán ar 'El Centenario'(1909)
Dark Waters Dorothy Macardle
Diarmuid agus Gráinne Micheál Mac Liammóir
Bunaithe ar sheanscéal Fiannaíochta.
Éirghe na Gealaighe Seán Mac Giollarnáth Domhnall Ó Ríordáin Lady Gregory
Gaisge agus Gaisgidheach Micheál Mac Liammóir George Bernard (GB) Shaw
Aistriúchán ar 'Arms and the Man'(1894)
Greann Háthalába Gearóid Ó Lochlainn Lord Dunsany
Aistriúchán ar 'The Jest of Hahalaba' (1928)
Juliet in the Rain Micheál Mac Liammóir Henry René Lenormand
Adapted from Lenormand's play 'Les Ratés' (1920)
Mícheál Máiréad Ní Ghráda Leo Tolstoy
Aistriúchán nua ar an athchóiriú Béarla (Miles Malleson,1928) ar an ghearrscéal Rúiseach 'What Men Live By' (1885)
Na Cluig Proinsias Ó Míodhacháin
Aistriúchán ar 'Le Juif Polonais' (1867)le Erkmann-Chatrian.
Na Gaduithe Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Roly Poly Lennox Robinson Guy de Maupassant
The Mountains Look Different Micheál Mac Liammóir
The Seventh Sin Desmond Forristal
The Wife to a Famous Man Liam Ó Briain Gregorio Martinez Sierra
A new translation of 'La Mujer del Héroe' (1914)
When Lovely Woman Lennox Robinson
Where Stars Walk Micheál Mac Liammóir

COSTUMES

Play Title Playwright
Diarmuid agus Gráinne Micheál Mac Liammóir
Bunaithe ar sheanscéal Fiannaíochta.
Happy Family Mary Manning (1)
Na Cluig Proinsias Ó Míodhacháin
Aistriúchán ar 'Le Juif Polonais' (1867)le Erkmann-Chatrian.
Storm Over Wicklow Mary Manning (1)

COSTUME DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
An Bheirt Aodhairí Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Aistriúchán ar 'Los Pastores'(1913)
An Turas Go dtí an Eilbhéis Seán Ó Foghludha Eugène Labiche Édouard Martin
Aistriúchán ar 'Le Voyage de Monsieur Perrichon' (1860)
Ascendancy Lord Longford
Bean an Ghaisgidhigh Tomás Ó hÉighneacháin Gregorio Martinez Sierra
Carmilla Lord Longford Sheridan Le Fanu
Adapted from J. Sheridan Le Fanu by the Earl of Longford
Diarmuid and Grainne Micheál Mac Liammóir
First presented in Irish at the Taibhdhearc, Galway. English translation by the author.
It's Later Than You Think Lucienne Hill Jean Anouilh
From the originial by Jean Anouilh.
Jane Eyre Micheál Mac Liammóir Charlotte Brontë
King Herod Explains Conor Cruise O'Brien
Noone Joe O'Donnell
Roly Poly Lennox Robinson Guy de Maupassant
The Informer Micheál Mac Liammóir Liam O'Flaherty
Adapted from the original novel by Liam O'Flaherty.
The Insect Play Flann O'Brien Karel Capek Josef Capek
Adapted from the brothers Čapek's "Ze života hmyzu".
The Liar Micheál Mac Liammóir
Translated by the author from the Irish.
The New Girl Christine Longford
The Old Lady Says No! Denis Johnston
The Picture of Dorian Gray Micheál Mac Liammóir Oscar Wilde
The Real Charlotte Terence de Vere White Adrian Vale
Adapted from the original novel by Somerville and Ross.
The Seventh Sin Desmond Forristal
The True Story of the Horrid Popish Plot Desmond Forristal
The Wife to a Famous Man Liam Ó Briain Gregorio Martinez Sierra
A new translation of 'La Mujer del Héroe' (1914)
Thirst Flann O'Brien
Three Leopards Cecil Monson
Trilby Micheál Mac Liammóir Sally Travers George Du Maurier
Wuthering Heights Ria Mooney Donald Stauffer Emily Brontë
Adapted from the novel of Emily Bronte
Yahoo Lord Longford

DESIGNER

Play Title Playwright
After Sunset Terence de Vere White
from an idea of Anatole France.
Home For Christmas Micheál Mac Liammóir

SET PAINTER

Play Title Playwright
The Wife to a Famous Man Liam Ó Briain Gregorio Martinez Sierra
A new translation of 'La Mujer del Héroe' (1914)